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#1 Rhyker

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Posted 11 August 2012 - 11:27 PM

What are the odds for OSXLatitude supporting the ASUS UX31A Zenbook Prime for running Hackintosh?

The price (1400EUR) is fairly high for a UX31A-R4003V, but the specsheet is much better than a Macbook Air .. and to die for:

- Intel Core i7 3517U
- Intel Mobile HM76
- Intel HD Graphics
- 13" Full HD 1080p IPS panel
- 256GB SSD

MacBook Air comparison: http://blog.laptopma...31a-the-rematch
MacBook Retina comparison: http://forums.macrum...d.php?t=1396676 ... hmz they're talking about a Asus UX32VD-DB71 as well. Same CPU for 1100EUR, swapping out the HDD for SSD & throwing in 10GB of RAM. Check how





F*cking AWESOME! But can it run OSX? :P

Initial reports & howto's: WOOHOO! http://www.insanelym...howtopic=281201

Edited by Rhyker, 12 August 2012 - 12:26 AM.

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2015: EC 10.11.1 @ Lenovo Z50-70 i3, 16GB RAM, 250GB EVO 850 SSD, 802.11ac M.2 WiFi, HD4400 15" 1920x1280
2015: Yos 10.10.5 @ Intel NUC DC3217IYE, 8GB RAM, 240GB Crucial M500 mSATA SSD, LAN
2014: Mav 10.9 @ Dell D630: T7250 2GHz, 4GB RAM, 128GB Samsung 830 SSD, BT&UMTS, nVidia 1440x900
2012: Lion 10.7 @ Dell D430, U7600, 2GB RAM, 32GB KingSpec SSD, 1280x800
2011: SL 10.6 @ Dell D430: U7700, 2GB RAM, 120GB 5400rpm, 1280x800
2009: Leo 10.5 @ MSI Wind U100: Atom, 2GB RAM, 80GB HDD, 1024x600
2006: Tiger 10.4 @ Mac Mini G4: 1.42, 1GB RAM, 80GB 5400 rpm

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Posted 12 August 2012 - 12:04 AM

Do you have more detailed specs? :)

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Posted 12 August 2012 - 12:58 AM

actually ... editted the post ... there's a guy that basically has it working already ... or is pretty close to it ;)

Initial reports & howto's: WOOHOO! http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=281201


Edited by Rhyker, 12 August 2012 - 07:04 AM.

2016: EC 10.11.4 @ HP Elitebook 2560p, i5-2520M, 16GB RAM, 480GB BX200 SSD + 1TB USB2 native EC NTFS, 'whitelisted' BCM943224HMS, Dualscreen @ HD3000
2015: EC 10.11.1 @ Lenovo Z50-70 i3, 16GB RAM, 250GB EVO 850 SSD, 802.11ac M.2 WiFi, HD4400 15" 1920x1280
2015: Yos 10.10.5 @ Intel NUC DC3217IYE, 8GB RAM, 240GB Crucial M500 mSATA SSD, LAN
2014: Mav 10.9 @ Dell D630: T7250 2GHz, 4GB RAM, 128GB Samsung 830 SSD, BT&UMTS, nVidia 1440x900
2012: Lion 10.7 @ Dell D430, U7600, 2GB RAM, 32GB KingSpec SSD, 1280x800
2011: SL 10.6 @ Dell D430: U7700, 2GB RAM, 120GB 5400rpm, 1280x800
2009: Leo 10.5 @ MSI Wind U100: Atom, 2GB RAM, 80GB HDD, 1024x600
2006: Tiger 10.4 @ Mac Mini G4: 1.42, 1GB RAM, 80GB 5400 rpm

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Posted 12 August 2012 - 06:56 AM

actually ... editted the post ... there's a guy that basically has it working already ... or is pretty close to it ;)


Hey champ, dead link.. find my a guy who have it.. and i can look into integrating it into EDP.

I was planing to add support for Samsung 900X3C as the first ultrabook.
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#5 Rhyker

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Posted 12 August 2012 - 07:04 AM

myeah link is working in 1st post. Corrected the other link as well. It basically has the entire howto to make it working.

2016: EC 10.11.4 @ HP Elitebook 2560p, i5-2520M, 16GB RAM, 480GB BX200 SSD + 1TB USB2 native EC NTFS, 'whitelisted' BCM943224HMS, Dualscreen @ HD3000
2015: EC 10.11.1 @ Lenovo Z50-70 i3, 16GB RAM, 250GB EVO 850 SSD, 802.11ac M.2 WiFi, HD4400 15" 1920x1280
2015: Yos 10.10.5 @ Intel NUC DC3217IYE, 8GB RAM, 240GB Crucial M500 mSATA SSD, LAN
2014: Mav 10.9 @ Dell D630: T7250 2GHz, 4GB RAM, 128GB Samsung 830 SSD, BT&UMTS, nVidia 1440x900
2012: Lion 10.7 @ Dell D430, U7600, 2GB RAM, 32GB KingSpec SSD, 1280x800
2011: SL 10.6 @ Dell D430: U7700, 2GB RAM, 120GB 5400rpm, 1280x800
2009: Leo 10.5 @ MSI Wind U100: Atom, 2GB RAM, 80GB HDD, 1024x600
2006: Tiger 10.4 @ Mac Mini G4: 1.42, 1GB RAM, 80GB 5400 rpm

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Posted 12 August 2012 - 07:14 AM

nice
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#7 Rhyker

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Posted 12 August 2012 - 08:24 AM

Do you have more detailed specs? :)


Sure: http://zenbook.asus....k/?c=prime_ux32

Just for the record. The USA model is called DB71. It's identical to the European R4002V. There are two other UX32 models; don't get them! No discrete graphics, plus poor i3 and i5 performance.

2016: EC 10.11.4 @ HP Elitebook 2560p, i5-2520M, 16GB RAM, 480GB BX200 SSD + 1TB USB2 native EC NTFS, 'whitelisted' BCM943224HMS, Dualscreen @ HD3000
2015: EC 10.11.1 @ Lenovo Z50-70 i3, 16GB RAM, 250GB EVO 850 SSD, 802.11ac M.2 WiFi, HD4400 15" 1920x1280
2015: Yos 10.10.5 @ Intel NUC DC3217IYE, 8GB RAM, 240GB Crucial M500 mSATA SSD, LAN
2014: Mav 10.9 @ Dell D630: T7250 2GHz, 4GB RAM, 128GB Samsung 830 SSD, BT&UMTS, nVidia 1440x900
2012: Lion 10.7 @ Dell D430, U7600, 2GB RAM, 32GB KingSpec SSD, 1280x800
2011: SL 10.6 @ Dell D430: U7700, 2GB RAM, 120GB 5400rpm, 1280x800
2009: Leo 10.5 @ MSI Wind U100: Atom, 2GB RAM, 80GB HDD, 1024x600
2006: Tiger 10.4 @ Mac Mini G4: 1.42, 1GB RAM, 80GB 5400 rpm

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#8 Rhyker

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 02:12 PM

I can waste countless hours on researching what I could be buying next, or just buy it :) so just ordered an UX32VD-R4002 + Corsair 8GB memory expansion and 128GB Samsung 830 SSD.

And while at it ... HP Laserjet Pro P1102W (with support for Apple Airprint). The Office is paying for it anyway :D Having a home based global business is awesome B)

Edited by Rhyker, 14 August 2012 - 02:46 PM.

2016: EC 10.11.4 @ HP Elitebook 2560p, i5-2520M, 16GB RAM, 480GB BX200 SSD + 1TB USB2 native EC NTFS, 'whitelisted' BCM943224HMS, Dualscreen @ HD3000
2015: EC 10.11.1 @ Lenovo Z50-70 i3, 16GB RAM, 250GB EVO 850 SSD, 802.11ac M.2 WiFi, HD4400 15" 1920x1280
2015: Yos 10.10.5 @ Intel NUC DC3217IYE, 8GB RAM, 240GB Crucial M500 mSATA SSD, LAN
2014: Mav 10.9 @ Dell D630: T7250 2GHz, 4GB RAM, 128GB Samsung 830 SSD, BT&UMTS, nVidia 1440x900
2012: Lion 10.7 @ Dell D430, U7600, 2GB RAM, 32GB KingSpec SSD, 1280x800
2011: SL 10.6 @ Dell D430: U7700, 2GB RAM, 120GB 5400rpm, 1280x800
2009: Leo 10.5 @ MSI Wind U100: Atom, 2GB RAM, 80GB HDD, 1024x600
2006: Tiger 10.4 @ Mac Mini G4: 1.42, 1GB RAM, 80GB 5400 rpm

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#9 Yung Fatso Chow

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 04:55 AM

It works. I have a UX21A. You may want to check this thread:

http://www.insanelym...c/page__st__100

Still many Fn key and trackpad issues, and you need to switch out your wireless network card. I have sleep issues--and my laptop does too :-), but that's because I haven't customized my DSDT file--hoping OSXLatitude can help.


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